New York Yankees Rumors: Righty Relief Needed?

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Jun 2, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Tyler Clippard (36) pitches in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Oakland won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Tyler Clippard

Third ex-Yankee in a row! Woo! Anyway, if the Yankees want to go for someone really expensive and probably costly (Should Oakland put him out there) he will be a hot commodity, than the Yankees could turn back to the Yankee Clippard.

Clippard will be a free agent at the end of the season and is earning a cool $8.3 million this year.

Clippard has eight saves and a 2.31 ERA. In 23.1 innings, he’s struck out 20, but given up 16 hits and issued 13 walks throughout that time.

Clippard has an All-Star pedigree and can be used in any role that you want.  Righties are hitting .261 against him this season, while lefties are hitting just .100 in three less plate appearances.

The A’s are hot right now, but if they falter Clippard could be on the block and could be a huge catalyst for any team’s bullpen, including the Yankees